GNXT - Accreditation


The University has its academic headquarters in the heart of Asia, in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is registered as a full private university with the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and its programs are therefore internationally recognised. All degree programs are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Authority, a rigorous accreditation-body based in Malaysia*.

The Masters in Business Administration program at GlobalNxt University is accredited by the European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD). The university is also a member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). All programs listed with the Malaysian Quality Assurance are also accredited by World Education Service (WES).




With a mission to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) brings together academicians, students and businesses for a singular goal: to hone the upcoming generation of great leaders. The AACSB has over 1,500 members and over 750 accredited business schools globally.




This is one of only 11 international programs that have been awarded the recognition under the technology enhanced programs category. The CEL accreditation is awarded by Belgium-based European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD), which is recognised globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programs, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programs. The fundamental objective of the EFMD CEL accreditation is to raise the standard of technology-enhanced learning programs worldwide. EFMD CEL is directed towards management education programs, incorporating ICT-based learning.




The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is the leading global membership organization for open, distance, flexible and online education, including e-learning, and draws its membership from institutions, educational authorities, commercial actors, and individuals.




The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world's first international university network, established in 1913.

With three distinct but interconnected areas of work – member services, programmes, and scholarship administration – supported by robust infrastructure and governance arrangements, the ACU combines delivering value 



Founded in 1974, WES is leading educational credential assessment organization for international students and professionals in the United States and Canada.

WES offers credential evaluations, research and consulting services, and ongoing support for international students and skilled immigrants. Their evaluations and assessment are widely recognized by more than 2,500 educational, business, and governmental institutions throughout the United States and Canada.

*PGDBA, MBA and MScITM are fully accredited by the MQA while BBA and DBA are provisionally accredited.




GNU is a partnership with CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountant. The benefits of having programmes accredited by CIMA are vast, including being benchmarked as a respected institution in Malaysia offering recognised accounting and business programmes.




Financial Times, the world's leading global business publication that covers world economy towards globalization, international business and finance. The Financial Times has an average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide.




The Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) is a non-profit organization of higher learning institutions that are primarily concerned with open and distance education. It strives to widen the educational opportunities available to all people in Asia and to improve the quality of the institutions in terms of their educational management, teaching and research.